Bauchi government confirms that Boko Haram has infiltrated four local councils

Bauchi State Government has confirmed the infiltration of four Local Government Areas by Boko Haram. The state government which spoke after the vandalisation of a telecommunication mast in Gamawa, said the influx of people from neighboring Yobe where a recent attack by Boko Haram in Geidam community occurred, has made the affected LGAs vulnerable to… Continue reading Bauchi government confirms that Boko Haram has infiltrated four local councils

Boko Haram fighters invade four Bauchi LGAs

The Bauchi State Government has said Boko Haram fighters have invaded four local government areas of the state that share a border with Geidam, Yobe State which was recently attacked and taken over by the insurgents. The Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Sabiu Baba, disclosed this at a press conference after an emergency security… Continue reading Boko Haram fighters invade four Bauchi LGAs

Nigerian troops nab Boko Haram, ISWAP collaborators

Some Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) supporters were arrested in multiple operations. Nigerian troops of Sector II located in Damaturu axis of Yobe apprehended the collaborators, including logistic suppliers. The troops were led by Major Daniel Chiwar, the Acting Commander of 154 Taskforce, according to PRNigeria. The suspects were found… Continue reading Nigerian troops nab Boko Haram, ISWAP collaborators

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack another Yobe community

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday night, April 29 reportedly attacked Kanamma, headquarter of Yunusari Local Government Council of Yobe State, barely a week after they invaded Geidam community and displaced over 6,000 residents. Spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force in the state, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim told Channels Television in a telephone conversation that the… Continue reading Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack another Yobe community

Embattled Niger communities allegedly negotiate with Boko Haram, N20m levy agreed

About 65 communities in Niger State have reportedly reached a peace deal with Boko Haram after their communities were invaded by the insurgents. Punch reported that the agreement was reached, few days after the terror group displaced more than 5,000 villagers from their homes in some local government areas in the state. According to the… Continue reading Embattled Niger communities allegedly negotiate with Boko Haram, N20m levy agreed

Boko Haram allegedly luring Geidam residents with N20k each

Boko Haram insurgents are said to have been allegedly luring residents of Geidam in Yobe state to join the group or see them in good light with N20,000 each. Daily Trust reported that many families in Geidam town of Yobe State have received N20,000 each from Boko Haram fighters loyal to the Islamic State West… Continue reading Boko Haram allegedly luring Geidam residents with N20k each

Boko Haram: People within the system are sabotaging military – Dean of Borno Elders Forum, Prof. Khalifa Dikwa

Dean of Borno Elders Forum, Prof. Khalifa Dikwa has alleged that people within the system are sabotaging the military which is why the war against insurgency is yet to be won. Dikwa made the claim while featuring on a Channels Television Programme. Noting that the federal government had the option to buy weapons from other… Continue reading Boko Haram: People within the system are sabotaging military – Dean of Borno Elders Forum, Prof. Khalifa Dikwa

Release of the remaining Chibok girls is still work in progress – Presidency

As Nigerians mark the 7th anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, the Presidency has assured that the Federal government is still working towards the rescue of the 122 of the girls still in Boko Haram captivity. Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the assurance in a… Continue reading Release of the remaining Chibok girls is still work in progress – Presidency

Two soldiers killed as Boko Haram attack UN hub in Borno

An attack launched by Boko Haram terrorists loyal to Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Damasak community of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State has left 5 people dead. Three women, a man and two soldiers lost their lives in the Saturday night, April 10 attack. Locals said the assailants destroyed the United… Continue reading Two soldiers killed as Boko Haram attack UN hub in Borno

Breaking: 5,000 persons displaced, as Boko Haram hits in Adamawa

YOLA No fewer than 5,000 persons, mainly women and children have been displaced following weekend attack by Boko Haram in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa. Dr Mohammed Sulaiman, the executive secretary of the Adamawa state emergency Management agency, announced this in Yola on Sunday. The Executive Secretary disclosed that many other communities from neighbouring… Continue reading Breaking: 5,000 persons displaced, as Boko Haram hits in Adamawa